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Concurrency: It’s Harder (and Easier) than You Think



Paul Butcher discusses difficulties with concurrency and some of the alternatives that help with this, focusing on Actors and how they help deal with threads and locks and make code clearer.


Paul Butcher is an author and technology startup veteran, currently providing consultancy for founders and investors. His most recent book is “Seven Concurrency Models in Seven Weeks: When Threads Unravel”.

About the conference

The Philadelphia Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise Conference has established itself as the most diverse and interesting conference on the East Coast. Curated by developers, for developers, it brings together the brightest minds in software development.

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Jun 13, 2015